Best Tech Stories around the web #228

This week: a new technology enables a plane to land itself, Ford made an electric Mustang with a manual transmission, "Empty Vessels" an immersive audio visual installation in Montreal, video selfies to fight fake accounts on Facebook, and VR Days Europe in Amsterdam.

INNOVATION

A safer way to fly? New technology enables a plane to land itself by cnn.com

Last summer in Australia, a man taking flying lessons for the first time was forced to land a small aircraft when his instructor passed out at the controls. Everyone was okay, but it was a harrowing incident that might have been avoided had the airplane been able to land on its own. Read more

DESIGN

Ford made an electric Mustang with a manual transmission by theverge.com

Ford has created an all-electric Mustang with a six-speed manual gearbox, a true Frankenstein’s monster of a car that I (and I assume many others) want to drive. Read more

PERFORMANCE

Empty Vessels • Montreal Life Support & Woulg by sat.qc.ca

Empty Vessels is an immersive audio visual installation and performance piece. Lire la suite

QUERKY

Facebook could use video selfies to fight fake accounts by mashable.com

The social network is testing a video-based verification system that asks users to record short videos clips of their face in order to "confirm your identity and check that you're a real person," according to newly surfaced screenshots. Read more

EVENT

VR Days Europe, 13-15 november 2019, Amsterdam Netherlands.

VR Days is a 3-day conference and exhibition on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality content, creativity and innovation. Expect a compelling range of keynotes, expert sessions, workshops and seminars with 140+ expert speakers from the worlds of health, tech, business and the arts. Discover the event